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Job openings with Kelowna Museums Society

Career opportunities at the Kelowna Museums range from administrative and support roles to curatorial, research, and beyond. Whether you’re looking for a summer job placement or a career in one of Canada’s most attractive cities, you just may find your next great adventure with the Kelowna Museums team.

Please note: interested applicants must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have a valid work permit issued by the Government of Canada. Additional requirements may apply. Please check the job posting to confirm eligibility.

Visitor Experience Manager

The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for a Visitor Experience Manager!

The Visitor Experience Manager is a member of the KMS Leadership Team, working closely with the other members of that KMS’s Strategy is accomplished. Together with the Experience Team, the Visitor Experience Manager is responsible for implementing KMS’s strategy through a participatory visitor experience and engaging and accessible exhibits and programs. They lead the Visitor Experience Team with a mandate to collaboratively ensure that KMS creates a high-quality visitor experience in alignment with professional museum standards of practice. The team works together with the Story Team to animate, educate, and engage visitors with the stories the museum stewards, and the Marketing Team to implement the MarCom strategy. The Visitor Experience Manager works with teams to implement the KMS Digital Strategy through online programming, virtual exhibitions and by incorporating digital experiences into the exhibits.

Conservation Intern

The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for a Conservation Intern!

The Conservation Intern is actively involved in assisting the institution in upholding professional standards in the preservation and conservation of its artefact collections. The Intern will be tasked with executing preventative conservation measures as well as completing conservation treatments on a variety of material types, and will help support the Society’s reconciliation and repatriation goals. The Conservation Intern will work in the Ursula Surtees Regional Conservation Laboratory, a state-of-the-art facility located on the ground floor of the Okanagan Heritage Museum. Opportunities to learn and practice new skills and techniques will be provided throughout the internship. This is a unique opportunity to work behind the scenes at a fascinating, fun and exciting institution.

Event Assistant

The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for an Event Assistant!

The Kelowna Museums Society is looking to add to its pool of casual Event Assistants for daytime evening and weekend events at the historical Laurel Packinghouse. Under the direction of the Operations Manager and/or the Rental Supervisor, the Rental Assistant works on-site during rental events on an as-needed basis. They represent the Kelowna Museums to renters, and provide the renter with support and supervision during rental events. The position may also fill in at the front desk of the museums.

Archives Intern

The Kelowna Museums Society is looking for an Archives Intern!

The Kelowna Museums Society is located on the unceded territory of the Syilx/Okanagan people in the heart of the Okanagan Valley. The Archives Intern is actively involved in assisting the institution in upholding professional standards in the management and preservation of its archival holdings. The intern’s primary duty is processing (researching, appraising, selecting, arranging and describing) archival materials held in the Kelowna Public Archives. The Archives Intern also helps preserve the archival collection through proper care and handling and by practicing preventative conservation. The intern is also actively involved in adding to the oral history program through conducting oral history interviews and recording transcriptions.